What Does the Church Teach About Faith and Works? – 3

  Let’s recap the apparently contradicting two views on Faith and Works: Paul and James   Paul’s View: We are not saved by works. 28 For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law.                                                   Romans 3:28 NAS   James’ View: Faith must be shown by works.  17 Even […]

2 What Does the Bible Say About Faith and Works?

  If you hav’ta, got’a, need’a know, where do you go?   To the beginning. To the source. To the root.   To the Word. To the Bible.   What Does the Bible Say About Faith and Works?   An apparent contradiction between the need for Faith vs Works appeared at the very beginning of […]

By Faith or by Works? That is the Question

  To paraphrase Hamlet, let me posit:   By Faith or by Works? That is the Question.   Whether ’tis nobler in the minds of men (and women) to believe unto salvation with no further effort toward any evidence of a changed heart to be perceived; Or to take action in the service of a saving […]

The Battle for Your Life: The Armor of God – Part 13

  Life in victory!   Do you live it? I pray that you do.   However, I have met a lot of Christians who have not even heard that a life in victory through Jesus the Christ is possible.   I know, I was one of them.   Life in Victory?   How many Christian […]

The Battle for Your Life: The Armor of God – Part 12

  That’s it!   That’s the full Armor of God, as per Paul in his letter to the church in Ephesus.   So, what now?      Put on the Armor of God!   11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of […]

The Battle for Your Life: The Armor of God – Part 11

  You know how when you lose something, and you hunt and hunt for it.   And then, There it is. In the last place you look!   Question: Why is it you only find what was lost in the last place you look? Answer: Because you don’t need to keep looking anymore! DUH!   […]

The Battle for Your Life: The Armor of God – Part 10

  The Sword of the Spirit: The Word of God   How’s your fencing technique? No, I don’t mean putting up a privacy fence.   I mean: How good are you at fighting with a sword?   I daresay, unless you were on your college fencing team, you haven’t had much, if any, practice.   […]